On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1952

Historical Events

  • British Golf Men's Open, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: 3 titles in 4 years for Bobby Locke of South Africa beating Australian Peter Thomson by a stroke

Presidential Convention

General Eisenhower nominated as Republican US presidential candidate

Famous Birthdays

  • John Kettley, English weather forecaster
  • Stephen Lang, American actor (Another You, Death of a Salesman), born in NYC, New York
1952 Highlights

About July 11, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer